Upper School Psychologist
Careers At Sidwell Friends School
Welcome to the Human Resources Department at Sidwell Friends School. Sidwell Friends prides itself in offering a high quality educational experience to those who will lead the next generation. To that end, we are seeking qualified individuals with the knowledge, skills and abilities to enhance the student experience at Sidwell Friends. We encourage you to review the job postings below and to contact us for additional information.
Upper School Psychologist Department: Upper School Location: Washington, DC
Position Start Date: 2021/2022 School Year
Sidwell Friends School, an independent co-educational Quaker day school with campuses in Washington, DC and Bethesda, MD, seeks a Psychologist for its Upper School (grades 9-12).
The Psychologist works with students, faculty, and parents on issues affecting the mental health and general wellness of the school community and of the community at large. The Psychologist collaborates with the Learning Support Coordinator on reviewing psychoeducational evaluations and serves as a key member of the student support team along with the principal, assistant principals, and others.
The successful candidate will be excited about, comfortable with and experienced in working with adolescents. She/he will also be able to demonstrate a history of successfully offering proactive and solution-focused counseling with the age group.
Candidates must have a doctorate in the fields of social work or clinical psychology as well as appropriate professional licensing credentials. A minimum of 5-7 years experience working with adolescents, ideally in an academically rigorous high school setting, is also required.
Positions at Sidwell Friends School are campus-based; therefore, this position requires working with students in person.
This 11-month, full-time position begins August 2021. Candidates should upload a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references via our online application.
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